ANDERSON MOTOR SPEEDWAY
April 19, 2008
Hamby Takes Two B-Mini Stock Victories
Whitfield, PaHud, Burgess Also Take Two Victories Each On Make Up Night
By Tony M. Suttles
Scott Hamby claimed two official victories as he took the checkered flag in both of the B-Mini Stock races ran at the Anderson Motor Speedway on Friday night April 18, 2008. Due to rain that shortened the action on Friday night April 11, 2008 the scheduled regular races that were cancelled were made up on April 18, 2008. Randy Porter took the official victory in the Georgia Asphalt Series Late Model Race before the rain arrived on April 11, 2008. Hamby led every lap in each of the two B-Mini Stock races. Hamby and Wayne Hammond battled side by side the first four laps of the first race before Hamby nailed down the top position. In the second race Hamby led every lap and was never challenged during the race. Trey Gibson finished second in both of the races. Mark Timmerman finished third in the first race with Brad Burdette taking the position in the second race. Chad Campbell finished fourth in the first race with Mark Timmerman taking the position in the second race. Ben Kay finished fifth in the first race with Chad Campbell taking the position in the second race.
Chris Whitfield picked up the official victories in both of the Renegade races. Whitfield led every lap of the first race on his way to the victory. Chris Ingle closed on Whitfield the final laps of the race but failed to over take him. Chris Ingle led the first eleven laps of the second race before relinquishing the top spot to Whitfield. Once out front Whitfield pulled away for his second win in a row. Chris Ingle finished second in both of the races with Bryan Beckner finishing third in both of the races. Jim Reynolds finished fourth in the first race with Jody Trivette taking the position in the second race. Jim Skinner finished fifth in the first race with Jim Reynolds taking the position in the second race.
Christian PaHud claimed the overall victory and the victory in the Pro portion of both of the 600 Legends races. PaHud and Wesley Thompson battled for the first four laps of the first race before PaHud nailed down the position for good. RS Senter led the first seven laps of the second race before he relinquished the lead to Wesley Thompson. Thompson held the lead the next two laps before he relinquished the lead to PaHud. Once out front PaHud pulled away to make it two victories in a row. Wesley Thompson finished second in both of the races. Jerry Rector finished third in the first race and claimed the official victory in the Masters portion of the first race. Kyle Beattie finished third in the second race. Justin Morton finished fourth in the first race. Currie Smith finished fourth in the second race and claimed the official victory in the Semi Pro portion of the race. Parker Hammond finished fifth in the first race with Kevin Eskew taking the position in the second race. Kevin Eskew finished sixth in the first race and claimed the official victory in the Semi Pro portion of the first race. Randy Gunton finished thirteenth in the second race and claimed the official victory in the Masters portion of the second race.
Avery Burgess claimed both victories in the Young Guns division. The Young Guns competed along with the C-Mini Stock drivers due to the limited number of Young Guns drivers. Burgess held the overall lead in the C-Mini race for a couple of laps during the first race before crossing the finish line in the overall second position. Burgess also finished fourth overall in the second race. Dylan Wages was the second place Young Guns finisher in each of the races. Austin Aker was the third place Young Guns finisher in the first race but failed to finish the race or compete in the second race due to a collision that severely damaged his car.
Chad Black and Chad Stewart claimed the official victories in the two C-Mini Stock races. The first race was a special twenty lap, $200 to win C-Mini Stock Spring Championship race and it was full of action with four drivers leading the race before a victor was determined. Brandon Hendrix led the first ten laps before he experienced mechanical problems during a caution period that removed him from the top spot. Chad Campbell took the lead and held the position until lap thirteen when contact between him and Avery Burgess sent him around and leaving Young Gun driver Austin Aker with no where to go. Burgess assumed the lead following Campbell’s demise and held it for two laps before relinquishing the lead to Chad Black at the end of lap fifteen. Once out front Black led the final five laps and took the victory. Austin Northcutt finished second. Kayla Pritchett finished third. Chad Stewart finished fourth. Jack Kelley finished fifth. Chad Stewart took the lead in the second race on lap four. Kayla Pritchett held the lead the first three laps of the race before she experienced a problem that removed her from contention. Once out front Campbell was pressured by Chad Black until the final lap when Black and Brandon Hendrix made contact and Black spun. Since the white flag had already been displayed Chad Campbell received the red flag and checkered flag together. Brandon Hendrix finished second. Austin Northcutt finished third. Jack Kelley finished fourth. Kayla Pritchett finished fifth.
Chuck Mitchell and Matt Meyer took the victories in the B-M Modified races. Chuck Mitchell took the lead on lap ten of the first race and led the remainder of the race on his way to the victory. Matt Meyer led the first seven laps of the race before he and Mitchell ran side by side on laps eight and nine and then Mitchell taking control of the top position on lap ten. Matt Meyer finished second. Will Ragsdale finished third. Shawn Mize finished fourth. Anthony Fantacone finished fifth. Matt Meyer took the victory in the second race with a last lap pass. Meyer held the lead the first thirteen laps of the race before he and Will Ragsdale hooked bumpers together battling for the lead which resulted in both spinning down the back stretch. Jock White assumed the lead and on the restart he had his hands full of Chuck Mitchell the following lap but by the end of the lap Meyer had worked his way back to third. And on the final lap Meyer bypassed Mitchell and White to retake the lead coming out of turn four on the final lap. Jock White finished second. Will Ragsdale finished third. Anthony Fantacone finished fourth. Chuck Mitchell finished fifth.
Sam Roberts claimed the official victory in the Super Renegade race. Sam Roberts led the first half of the race before relinquishing the top position to Zac Lane. Lane led the second half of the race. Zac Lane crossed the finish line in the first position with Roberts crossing the finish line in the second position. Following the race Lane failed to pass post race inspection and the victory was awarded to Roberts. Eddie Henderson Jr finished second. Earl Young finished third. Travis Barbare finished fourth. Donovan Beacham finished fifth.